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who really didn't have a choice. they are here. they have been educated in america. we are trying to give them a legal status that does not allow a fear of deportation, and it allows them to go to college or school, allows them to stay here they want to. if they want to become citizens, they can apply and get in line and abide by the law as it is today. we don't change the law would prohibit them. but we don't give them the cut in line for the people who have awaited for years to get that green card for the citizenship. gerri: switching gears here a little bit. he wrote an op-ed calling on washington. calling on congress and the president. not to raise taxes on small business operators. what would you like to see happen? >> i think we are going to rack this fragile economy if we raise taxes on the people who are creating jobs. they want to create jobs. we need to give the people and small business a stability and predictability. they need to know what to expect. all the president talks about his more taxes and more taxes. on top of health care, that is why we have not gotten any b
, where they need the revenue for education and other good causes. >> i know you don't agree with that, but explain to me why you don't agree. >> sure, a lot of folks call this powerball fever. a better name for it is "the swindle flu." powerball, you name any other lottery program. i mean, this is a government program that is based on pushing citizens into deeper personal debt. it is a classic gimmick, and has become the public voice of american government today. and it is a lie. when people say they don' play this as an investment, according to the consumer federation of america, you have one in five americans who think the most practical way to build wealth is to play the lottery. >> yeah, but terry rich -- >> return to america's working class. we turned america's working class into its lottery class. >> okay, terry rich, what do you say to that? you have no way, do you running a lottery, of knowing who is buying these tickets? their demographic, their wealth, anything. you don't really know if they are very poor people who are spending much more than they can afford on a weekly bas
to establish a democracy and rights of all individuals. dagen: kc mcfarland. connell: $5 billion in education cuts, if there is no debt deal with another part of this we will take up with union leader randy wine garden in a few minutes. dagen: john boehner meeting with the treasury secretary right now about trying to broker some deal. we will hear from john maynard this hour and you can catch it here. look at the oil market again, tensions rising in the least and the price of oil rising as well, $80 a barrel. you know how painf heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. dagen: you want to make money? that guy is not connell mcshane. [talking over each other] connell: rather make money while we sleep which putting somebody to sleep -- charles: i like temperature edict. the housing come back, everyone associated with housing does very well except the mattresses, and the stock is extremely % oversold an
schools more competitive and at least one education watcher is hearing all of this and worrying about the costly fixes and wondering, if we are just compounding the problem. our guest is from the education action group much the longer you are in school the more you are inclined to remember what you learn, the smarter you get, the more competitive our kids get and on and on. >>guest: that seems good on its face but you have this notion that quantity is better than quality. what states need to look at is quality. the type of instructor, are they effective? ineffective? the trouble is, we have fought been able to determine that because we don't have a good evaluation system for teachers and unions are blocking that and protecting ineffective teachers. >> there is no guarantee that the districts that the effective teachers will teach more? >>guest: no, if you have ineffective teacher it doesn't matter how long your kid in there. what you need to focus is on teacher quality. what makes an effective teacher? that is what they should focus on. >>neil: leak you i travel a bit and around the w
and the education and health care but once again this is the number one driver of economic growth. liz: of all the funding might get cut if we go over the fiscal cliff, doesn't that create a massive stumbling block for you guys, what you're trying to do? >> there are two areas you are raising. it will be shifting asia. china is not cutting their commitments, they are increasing their commitments and india is dramatically increasing, singapore is dramatically -- the uk is investing more. we are talking about where is the center of innovation, where will the company's -- it is not that it is not going to exist but it will shift -- liz: we will lose our leadership. >> we will lose our leadership of we don't recommit. liz: are you worried we are not turning out enough doctors and scientists in this nation? >> we are probably not turning out enough research scientists with clinical expertise and i am afraid some young people who are interested in this, do i want to take on all those risks, people struggling to keep laboratories going and maybe decide to do something else. the most important resourc
way. you wll have a way to educate kids. third, we have to be able to deliver an adequate lel of services for taxpayers and taxes paid. so that we can create an environment for businesses to create jobs. gerri: long-term talks about this. a long way to go. i wish would come he would come back and maybe we will have a conversation. i really appreciate yo coming on the show,hank you so much and i think you for having me. gerri: now we want to know what you think. banda gerriwillis.com, vote on the right-nd side of the screen. we have lots more in the show. twenty-six days until we fall off the fiscal cliff. is that what democrats want us to do? pictures seem so. we go live to capitol hill in 10 minutes. while ngress talked about wanting to cut excess spending, the nbers may tell a different story. i will break it down coming up next. you stl think you're colder than me? nah. don tell me. tell tiny! [ ice crackling ] [ knuckles cracking ] and who are you supposed to be, back-up? handle it. what you looking at? ha! cat-like reflexes... whoa! [ male announcer ] the coors light silv
of their life. education, health and fitness, entrepreneurship and overcoming obstacles and we do it in a tangible way that really wasn't there before, and we're able to do it because of cnn. >> absolutely incredible. you've been so busy. we've put you to work. she is our special backstage pass reporter, so she's getting the scoop on all the action backstage. you've even been interviewing some of the honorees for this year, 2012. what's that experience been like for you? >> i'm glad i can take a step back this time and watch them go through what i went through last year and know that their life and their cause is about to change in so many ways. >> and you're tickled by this. >> i love it. i'm having way too much fun. and i'm just honored to be there and to reunite heros from the past. i'm just really pumped. >> we can't wait and we're so proud of you. randi, you see some of the things set up behind us. we're going to have a little bit of rain tomorrow, but that won't spoil any of the festivities at all. our cnn heroes banners are up. things are taking shape here. we can't wait. b
the stimulus package to wealthy bankers. $50 billion went to education services of stimulus. $35 billion to increase education. there is $250 billion that went toward programs they represent. >> bob: i see. healthcare extension -- >> eric: point the finger at yourself. urination? urinating on poor people, that is disgusting, wrong, rude. they should be -- you know what? pull the funding. pull all of their funding. >> bob: they fund themselves. you want to pull the funding, pull the rich people from the i.r.s. >> greg: what i love about this, in the video or the cartoon they show a state declining in the poverty. it's not caused by the rich, because rich are leaving. >> dana: last week in forbes.com there was ten or 11 death spiral states. you don't want a house and can't get a job and ones saddled with the pension debt from the public sector unions. we had a big fight in wisconsin over this. what we were we dealing with at the start of school? chicago teachers union when school was starting. what happened to schoolhouse rock? those were video where you could learn something. >> greg: you
garrity and me why we're wrong. >> educate them. >> please educate them. >> where do i start? jim makes a curious point. i'm not entirely sure what reporting he's basing his opinion about the president on, that he wants to see the country go off the fiscal cliff and into recession. there's nothing private or public that this president or his senior aides have said which suggests that's the case. now, it may be that there are some in washington who think there are some political advantage maybe on both sides. i don't think -- >> could the president -- >> the senior leadership. >> -- be overconfident that their knees are going to buckle and they're going to cave as we get closer to the fiscal cliff? could that be a possibility? >> sure, they think the trump card in this is they can let all the bush tax cuts expire. but what you've seen in this so-called first offer is really just a risk statement of everything the president's previously said. while we're doing this kabuki around the negotiation, is this the first offer? are they trying to prompt the republicans to make the first offer? wh
poverty. highlighting things like education are a path laid to burning the right to be heard. because a lot of communities are saying we just don't believe that you care about us. i think that having folks who communicate well is a ticket to making that hard battle happen. greg: i read his books and offense. your latest one, you revert to the republican party as hard wing conservatives. that they are being pushed into political relevance. >> yes, for example, the fight over the fiscal cliff is taking place between speaker boehner and the white house. they put republicans in the senate in a rare type of position where they are in the game, but they are not the leaders of the game. see what is going on in the senate in general. we're republicans should have the majority of the senate, if not highly ontological candidates were nominated by the party base. thinking of someone like richard murdoch in indiana. there's no reason the democrats should not hold that seat. they are putting republicans in the senate at a disadvantage. >> the other thing is that ted cruz is a tea party candidate,
the terrorist attacks here on american soil by shill this pablum that spread this. morsi was were educated right here in the west. they know exactly what they're doing. they're playing america's leaders for fools. >> sean: michelle malkin thanks for that insightful report. >>> coming up, crazy left wing rhetoric hits new lows on talk radio as they talk about beheading people that are part of the tea party movement. we'll give it the media mash treatment and run through the most offensive examples. do you want your kids disavowing their americanness, or maybe their female or maleness or whiteness? the crazy education your college kids are receiving, of course on your dime, all around the country, straight ahead. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to be the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the mercedes-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer lease a 2013 glk350 for $399 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. at your local you kno
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of americans, nobody wants to do that. we want to educate people about the dangers associated and the risks associated with firearms. and we want to do what we can from a policy perspective to keep guns out of the dangerous people's hands. there are tangible things we can do. to the extept they can make their voice heard, this will be a conversation we'll have with this congress. >> there's been no record of the perpetrator of this crime. it's a sad situation. we don't know much about belcher's mental statement or if there was brain injury involved. should the nfl discourage players from owning firearms? >> this is such a sad day and sad story. and i applaud costas. i don't think enough voices can be raised against this gun ownership. but the problem you have is number one, they shouldn't have played the game. that shows you that the priorities are off from day one. they should not have played that game. once again, the money wins out. obviously, i think you have to discourage people from carrying guns. and particularly in the national football league, with everything that's going on about
that was in city journal a year or so ago. in the year 2005, there were 700 retired educators in california who had pensions of more than $100,000 a year, okay. that's 700,000 of them in 2005. in 2011, there were 5,400 retired educators who had pensions of over $100,000 a year. >> greta: california is in deep trouble. >> deep trouble. >> i don't think in this country people are ever going to work towards solving these problems when we do these hits on different people. i mean, this is like the rich are so bad, they're urinating on the poor. >> yeah. >> greta: you know, no matter how we resolve or how we work towards resolving things, when you declare war. >> it's really inflammatory and ataghtattracts a lot of attenti. it was narrated by ed asner, by the way, the liberal actor. it obscures the fact of how wealthy the unions are. from the city journal article, in the last decade, the teachers unions spent more on politics in the last decade than the oil industry and the pharmaceutical industry and the tobacco industry combined. >> greta: don't they worry with the bad situation economically in califo
to the ppew report, these states rely on federal money. things like education would be impacted. they're here to put pressure not only on the president but lawmakers up on the hill to get this deal done. >> takes place in about an hour. dan loathian, reporting from th white house. >>> nearly 15 million households rely on food stamps. republicans say it's far too many. it's government assistance out of control. certainly a major theme during the republican primary. >> president obama has been historically the most effective food stamp president in american histor history. >> in light of the continuing controversy over food stamps, new jersey democratic mayor cory book booker will live on food stamps saying, quote, nutrition is not a responsibility of the government. >> as you mentioned this all sort of began as a back and forth on twitter. we'll get to that in detail in a moment. first i want you to look at something that mayor booker posted on his twitter account. it is a grocery store receipt from pathmark, detailing some of the things that he bought. you can't really see it closely but we c
investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ ♪ >> bob: a lot of you guys out there don't have any idea at the break, we found out what kind of man that kimberly likes. would you guys stop it? it's my one more thing. sorry. if you ever get a traffic ticket? you know how it feels when you see a light behind you. you have a sinking stomach and know it will cost you money. there are ways to get out of it. expoliceman wrote a book about this. he suggested -- write a book about, this i don't know. but he suggested that women can cry. the police may be sympathetic about that. man cries he is locked up. woman can show a little leg for example. >> kimberly: that works. >> bob: yeah. >> eric: money doe man does it,e gets locked up. >> bob: and cries. is there -- have you got count of a traffic ticket that way? >> kimberly: of course. i tend to sometimes drive fast. >> bob: i bet you do. >> kimberly: i love fast cars. i'm charming. sweet. the only time i got nailed was by a female offi
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. >> glad you're here to educate us. >> thank you. >> it's okay, brian. >> you understand how it comes full circle. >> do it again. >> "the five," i'm not officially a member. >> you are. >> filling in for greg. >> since you hijacked my segment. >> please do. >> take it back. >> be a gentleman. >> we love "sportscenter." >> take this straight to "fox & friends." >> what is going on here? >> brian kilmeade, ladies and gentlemen. >> if you need more time. >> brian: so much hostility. >> did you notice? >> you are a wonderful woman. >> what about the people tuned in looking for the bench player greg gutfeld and you're sitting there! >> eric: ready for one of my favorite one more thing. we are good friends and here is why you have to love geraldo. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ laughter ] >> eric: perfect timing. >> brian: always in the right place at the right time. they asked me to host this thing last night for the wounded warrior project. they put products across country from dory toes to clorox. heinz ketchup. when you buy heinz ketch finish there is a wounded warrior thing on there, buy it and
that these newly-authorized green cards for the educated workers, which we do need, that those pay for those folks isn't undercutting the salaries current workers get. >> so it creates as many problems as they think it solves. is there anything in this legislation that could be salvaged that you could agree with? >> there is a stem bill that we can pass. and what the democrats did today on the house floor is say, look, this is the bipartisan bill we can agree to that doesn't play the zero sum game and doesn't undercut the american workers. the tea party is driving the ship in the house republican conference. until that changes, it will be tough. but there are good folks on the republican side who are interested in trying to do a bipartisan bill. >> it's discriminatory, no question about that. it hurts americans who are here and those who want to come here as well. and what is it about the african-american community in this world that the republicans don't want to allow into this country? >> you know, it's unfortunate because too often it's tough for a lot of families who have relatives from africa
are furious. claiming that seaworld employees trif trivialized the attack. seaworld said -- educators and animal care staff were at the attraction when this happened and immediately connected with the family. not the first time that a child has been biten by dolphins at seaworld. still, the park hasn't said whether the park will make any changes to this attraction. as for jillian, her mom said that her wounds are still visible. what her daughter is woirld about, the dolphin may be hurt after eating the paper plate. >>> all right, time for a check on the day's developing stories. back to ron. >>> good morning, everyone. in the news, the kansas city chiefs will play their profootball game today one day after linebacker jovan belcher killed his girlfriend and himself. the couple leave behind a 3-month-old fan. >>> and a fan falls from a ramp in college game, in charlotte, north carolina, the man suffered life-threatening injury after plunging 40 feet to the ground. >>> thousands of former crew members, ship builders and their families paid tribute to the world's first nuclear powered air
's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. our tough call this morning, there's no evidence coming to light in the trayvon martin investigation. there's a picture, new in-color picture of second-degree murder suspect george zimmerman, released by his attorney. it was reportedly taken by a police officer the night that zimmerman shot and killed trayvon martin. the picture itself is not new. the fact that it's a high resolution color photo is. we've seen black and white versions. to what degree does this help george zimmerman's case? does it change the case? >> obviously we're not in the legal process, so we don't know all the details. but i don't think it really tells you that much. it doesn't tell you at what point any injuries were sustained and what was going on when they were. clearly there was an altercation, which we always knew that. >> i'm a nonpracticing lawyer. >> you always do the denials first. i just want to say, this is not my client. then you launch into -- but if you see a guy's b
was involved in. >> absolutely. >> even dealing with kids and health and education and all the things. what really inspired her? what drove her? >> it is a remarkable -- 100 organizations. they say countless thousands of individuals that she helped along the way either through those groups or individually dispensing advice, money, you know, helping people out. the work she did with the hospitals was huge. the children's hospital in melbourne, a research center as well. i think it gives the answer to your question was she said when she was 99 she said looking out for people is the most important thing in life and is the most rewarding. happiness, i think, lies in thought for other people and trying to help them. i mean, whenever you think of rupert murdock or whatever else, this was a lovely lady. >> what does she think of her son's endeavors in the media and all the controversy around the empire? >> she was proud of all her kids. i actually knew rupert murdock's daughter, elizabeth, who was named after dame elizabeth too, and she used to speak fondly of her grandmother. this was 20 years ag
to the problem is for americans to become educated on how to cut spending. how you eliminate the tax deductions and expand the tax base so that you can increase the revenue without punishing segment of society. that doesn't it in the simp sob cartoon. they couldn't articulate that in a comical way. we are run by liberals who never spent a dollar they couldn't spend twice. obama could be a great foreign policy president if he pretended the enemies are rich americans. >> bob: you don't think there is waste in defense? >> greg: absolutely. i do think there is a waste of defense. >> dana: the waste in defense, climate change programs that they have to do. >> eric: greg pointed out things that are important. listen to the genius, howard dean. >> the only problem, truth is everybody needs to pay more taxes, not just the rich. >> that is not harasssy, that is honesty. honest moment for the first time. >> bob: can you tell us 30 seconds to tell us how to get the deficit down? >> greg: stop spending. >> bob: i get that. >> eric: i don't need 30 seconds. go over the fiscal cliff. take $1.2 trillion out
about that but we need to be educated on it. we need to uderstand what these pain medications can -pdo to you. what these traumatic hits can do to you, you know. i have a friend, who was my full back in philadelphia and he has als now. he was one of the strongest guys, everything and now they have give him from eight years to five years to now, two years, just two years to live and i mean, just seeing him is a tough situation. he can't even comb his hair now. he can't even giveimself a shave. he can't even put ohis clothes in the morning. very serious. gerri: that is very serious and just depressing. there is a story in the "new york times" today, ader all is the latest greatest drug being used by football players. why? that was shocking to me. this is a drug for ad. >> the adderall situation, ricky canpeak to it as well, they say it gives you a upper and lift. in the film roo and practice field a way to concentrate moreto adderall. it is addictive drug and starting at high school level. you ask guidance counselors and many people are described for adderall and many people taki are not
you don't start a family. maybe you don't get married. all put on hold. and education you probably could not afford to begin with. >> you might not have been able to afford. but in all of the government has six different options to help the government to the debt, the longer you are in that debt the longer you delay the kinds of things you just talked about. gerri: us talk about that. the big conversation about a student loan debt in this country is is this going to be the next big government bailout? >> i called. we did an interview with laura and asher, president of the institute for college access and success. i kept saying, we have a 11% delinquent on student loans. does the government need to be there to help bail out? that is the question. she said seriously, no. there are six options for the 85% to the federal government. the question is the 15%, privately funded loans. you cannot defer and the 11% delinquency rate is far worse because a lot of those are not even on the books at. deferred. in some kind of forbearance. you don't register just yet. the 15% to 150 billion, thos
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, employees, and animals. educators and animal care staff were at the attraction when it happened and immediately connected with the family. the thomases say they have no plans to sue seaworld, but they are urging the park to make things safer. >> we got this video. let's make it public. and try to put pressure on sea world to make changes. >> reporter: as for jillian, her biggest concerns, not her wounds, which are healing, but the dolphin who bit her. >> i was worried because the dolphin might get sick because of that because of the carton. >> reporter: she still hopes some day to work professionally with dolphins. dan harris, abc news, new york. >> if there are warnings up, there are warnings up. vis-a-vis, they're animals. that's what animals do. you're waving the food. things happen. i feel bad she got bit. but hey, you know -- >> but it's like if you go to a petting zoo. you pay 50 cents for the food. hold your hand out. there are warnings everywhere, these animals, we're not responsible if they bite you. >> no. >> same responsibility for those that decide to go into that li
want to cut the department of education. they're frightened of math. stay with us. stay with us. stay with us. people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. >>> just 28 days to go, and we're back with more on the high stakes negotiations over the fiscal cliff. speaker john boehner says he's eager to sit down with the president now that republicans have put forward what he called a middle ground proposal. but that's not quite how white house spokesman jay carney sees the offer. >> we don't know who pays. we don't know what we're talking about in terms of actual legislation to increase revenues. it's magic beans and fairy dust. >> let's get right to our panel now. in philadelphia is professor james peterson. in washington msnbc contributor dr. jared bernstein, senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities and a former economist for vice pres
competitive globally like the central funding for education and innovation, and at the same time we also make sure we ask wealthiest americans to pay a little bit more and when it comes to our tax policy that if you work hard and play by the rules in america that everybody has a chance to succeed and that's why you've seen ceos from across the country sign on to that notion, with president obama, saying it's okay if we raise rates a little bit for folks who make more than $250,000 a year. the world is not going to come to an end. there are republican and conservative analysts and thought leaders like bill kristol who have said that. why the republicans in the house who really are still very entrenched with their tea party mentality have not yet understood that, and are still dug in, is really frustrating. >> the president has just said and i'm getting this reiterated to me from people who can actually hear what he's saying but saying to the leaders he's not opposed to tax reform. >> right. >> for you and the constituents that you represent, what is it for concession you're willing to bring to
are working on this right now because the a-b-cs of education are a for agitation, b for brain washing, and c for capitalism bashing. you've got howard zen material that's championed by matt damon. this access is to powerful that we on the right need to unite and join against. you've got this axis of hollywood culture, social media, big labor, and the entire teacher organization infrastructure. that is what we have to fight against. look. we need to expose these teachers unions. this organization, cft, rakes in $21 million a year. you want to talk about paying taxes and your fair share? they're a tax-exempt 501c5 organization. where is ed asner's rage about their escaping and evading their fair share of taxes? i don't hear it. also, let's have a balance. if they're going to show this in the california classrooms, how about an eight-minute video narrated by clint eastwood or my favorite right thinking actor adam baldwin that exposes the truth about occupy and the teachers alliance? they have to make up this urinating image? well, you've got occupiers who have been pooping on police cars. show
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. s. >>> new york's mayor cory booker taking the food stamp challenge tomorrow. the man who is known for among other things shoveling snow out of constituents driveways and rescuing the homeless during flooding will start living on the monetary equivalent of a person on food stamps for a week. in new jersey that works out to about $133 a month or about $1.40 a meal. booker is the latest politician to stand in solidarity with welfare families. let's meet another man who tried the same thing, phoenix mayor. what was it like to live on just $4 a day for meals? >> well, in phoenix the food stamp amount is $29 per week. and to live off of that and still try to live a healthy lifestyle with healthy meals is incredibly difficult. i had to skip a bunch of meals. ate a lot of ramin and beans and rice and lost a few pounds. it was tough. >> a record 47 million americans use food stamps in august. that cost nearly $72 billion. so when you hear about the fiscal cliff and you hear about possible cuts to entitl
more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. >>> we're seeing fresh signs right now that the latest round of sanctions against iran is working. kicked out of the international banking system, it's increasingly difficult for iran to move cash around to buy and sell in the world market. as cnn's ivan watson reports, iranians are changing how they do business thanks to their neighbor turkey. >> reporter: istanbul's grand bazaar, for centuries it's been a center for international trade. a place to buy carpets and jewels, silks and spices. in modern times turkey's exports have been dominated by cars shipped primarily to europe. but that changed last april when suddenly gold became turkey's number one export. that's strange because turkey is not a gold producing country. even stranger, the destination for billions of dollars worth of gold becam
to give our children the kind of education that they need in the 21st century. i want america to lead the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. and i want to do all this while bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. [applause] now, on this last point you've probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investments. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political party can come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that are going to have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that'd be with good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations. and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to r
they're prepared for the job. education secretary arne duncan supports the proposal. >>> and the mayor of newark, new jersey, is living on a monetary equivalent of food stamps for a week starting today. cory booker taking the challenge after an exchange with a north carolina woman who follows him on twitter. that woman began the same challenge back on sunday. booker, himself, he is a vegetarian, and he prepared for the challenge of going shopping for deals on fruits and vegetables. >> going to be tough to do. $4 a day. fruits and veggies. >> the average monthly food stamp benefit was $136 per person in new jersey last year. that's about $31 a week according to federal officials. people go out and easily spend $30 on lunch. we're talking about 31 bucks to get through the entire week on food. hopefully the challenge will open people's eyes to, you know, what the less fortunate in the country have to live on. $31 a week for food. not a lot. >> and there's a lot more people on food stamps than have been in the last couple generations or so. >> tough times. we always see that. and we'll see
and animals. educators and animal care staff were at the attraction when this happened and immediately connected with the family. seaworld is a great place. lots of fun to go. arthur aidala, fox news legal analyst and andrew smiley, personal injury attorney. welcome to you. you go to the feeding zoo and hold your hand really flat so your fingers don't get nibbled but sometimes your fingers get nibbled. andrew. is this a big deal. >> it is a big deal. martha: why? >> seaworld have to be concerned about moving forward. dolphins are a wild animals. she is lucky she didn't get her bite and didn't lose her hand or face after you look how. children are lined up on the rail. dolphins can jump up. it is dangerous. they need to set it up in a way to protect the people injured. martha: you buy the ticket, decide whether or not you will stick your hand down to feed the dolphins. you don't have to, right? >> anytime we engage in these type of activity there is ask always a risk. this october i went with my family and little kids and we went apple picking. there were bees everywhere. children have
organized, more trained and educated in the ways to provoke terror. how much of a threat do they pose us? a lot of what we're talking about seems to be in the middle east. a threat against the embassy in jordan, the chaos in syria. what about those attacks coming to us here? >> history is a perfect lesson, right? if we don't learn from history shame on us. in the beginning when we were targeting usama bin laden and indicted him here in new york, in 1998, june of 1998 before the east african embassy bombings, everybody was saying who the heck are al qaeda bin laden. they're in the middle east and fighting in afghanistan and so forth. the moment they were able to set a training facility, command-and-control, then they're going to start focusing on us. jenna: what do we do? >> i think we have to pay attention to these kind of things. we have to pay attention to what is happening in syria. what is happening in iraq. jenna: does that mean get involved and get involved more now? >> we can get involved not necessarily militarily. we can get involved from intelligence. we can analyze the situati
more than for their children to have an equal opportunity at receiving a great education. now, experts say this is an obstacle to the voucher program in louisiana but not a brick wall, saying the state may have to go back and have lawmakers reallocate different monies intended for the voucher program. despite the ruling, the program continues. the school board is vetting these online learning institutes, and they are also creating more charter schools as we speak, and we should note that routinely louisiana finishes among the worst in the nation in test scores. megyn? megyn: he's trying to do something. trace, thanks. >>> well, new concerns that the american economy is being weighed down by what some are calling an entitlement epidemic. including a spike in some hard-to-prove disability payments. wait until you hear the numbers, the numbers of how many of those disability payments we are paying out now versus a couple decades ago. up next, new concerns about the $130 billion taxpayer-funded program. >>> plus, accused kidnappers foiled by their apparent victim, even as he's tied up in t
is an education for kids in itself. >> absolutely. so easy to show we use social media in these ways to show children what they can do, how they can reach out and be helpful and not do it for the fame. >> everybody sees well look what happens if i do a nice gesture. >> do it because it's meaningful to you not meaningful to the world. >> dr. jennifer kindness abounds. >> kindness all around. >> up next -- >> if you married my daughter would you support her in the way she deserves to be supported? >> yes. >> gay lrd fauker will you be my son-in-law? >> i love that. a new study suggests the key to a lasting marriage is the son-in-law. we'll tell you why. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday." [ male announcer ] this is bob a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> ahead this morning on "morning joe," the united states of subsidies. "the new york times" launched a ten-month investigation on how cities and states attempt to lure in big business. we'll bring in the reporter of the lead story to find out what she learned. >>> and up next, john heilemann. >> oh. >> he enters, i leave. >>> also, nbc news capitol hill correspondent kelly o'donnell. the latest on the behind-the-scenes negotiations for the fiscal cliff. we're back in a moment. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to
to state coffers. while most think lotteries fund education, 12 of 44 states use the money solely for that. back in tallahassee, the machines that hold our fate were locked up in a vault. as the sun set on the luckiest place in texas they kept coming. right up until sales stopped just an hour before the big drawing. >> take a look at tonight's numbers. >> reporter: when so many dreams were put to bed. i'm ryan owens in texas. >>> well, for the first time we are hearing from general david petraeus himself about his affair with paula broadwell. petraeus says his wife holly has not kicked him out despite the enormous difficulty he created for her by having the affair. he says resignation of head of the cia was the right thing to do. >> nice save. >>> another key republican lawmaker is challenging the possible nomination of susan rice as the next secretary of state. senator susan collins of maine emerged from a 90-minute closed door meeting with the ambassador voicing some new criticism of her initial account about libya. secretary of state clinton and president obama meanwhile are continuing
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that how fortunate i am that my parents are working so hard, just for me to get a good education. but there are some other children, just because of their parents, the children are also suffering. so i thought that i should do something. >> fantastic. one word. "cnn newsroom" continues now with the lovely and talented brooke baldwin. >> ashleigh banfield, thank you so much. i'm brooke baldwin. top of the hour, a lot of news to get to on this monday. first, of course, talks over the fiscal cliff. they are going nowhere fast. democrats, they're basically telling republicans, hey, ball's in your court. we'll take you live to the white house for that. also, as the city grieves over an nfl player's tragic breaking point, new debates today about gun control and domestic violence. you'll hear both. but first, the u.s. has long believed syria has a huge stockpile of chemical weapons. now new concerns that chemical arsenal is on the move. secretary of state hillary clinton today issuing another stern warning against syria, using these weapons. the syrian foreign ministry quick to respond
. cuts to education nearly 100,000 head start spots at risk. more than 25,000 teachers and teachers aids could lose their jobs and science and public research grants could be cut including in to cancer and childhood diseases. fewer americans could receive drug abuse treatment and $700 million slashed from the epa budget. cutting back of food inspection. disaster relief, omb says, quote, the federal emergency management administration's ability to respond would be undermined. and finally, from border patrol to hiring new fbi agents, correction officers, federal prosecutors, all could be scaled back. now, all of these cuts, brooke, don't happen exactly at 12:01 a.m. on january 2nd. they happen over the course of a year. but agencies are preparing for an impasse in washington. this is exactly, exactly what policymakers are trying to avoid. brooke? >> thank you. >>> shock waves in washington today. powerful republican senator calling it quits. south carolina's senator jim demint will be stepping down december 31st to lead the heritage foundation. that's a powerful conservative think tank in
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